Hideo Kojima shelved a game concept due to ‘The Boys’ similarities

Industry icon Hideo Kojima has acknowledged that he scrapped a game thought due to its similarities to the hit Amazon Prime superhero TV sequence The Boys. 

The information got here through Hideo Kojima’s official English Twitter account as we speak (June 26, through VGC), the place he claims he “put it on hold” due to the truth that the “concept was similar”, though he clarifies that his venture had “different settings and tricks”.

He added: “I was thinking of Mads as the lead,” presumably referring to Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen who additionally starred in Death Stranding.

Death Stranding Director's Cut
Death Stranding Director’s Cut. Credit: Kojima Productions

It was lately revealed throughout the 2022 Xbox & Bethesda Showcase that Kojima Productions could be engaged on a new title completely for Xbox programs and PC. Kojima acknowledged throughout the announcement that the game will utilise “Microsoft’s cutting edge cloud technology”, though the precise style wasn’t detailed.

Actor Norman Reedus, who performed Death Stranding’s lead protagonist Sam Porter Bridges, lately let loose in an interview that a sequel was within the works, stating “we just started the second one.” This was seemingly all-but-confirmed by Kojima himself shortly after, with him posting on Twitter a humorous picture of him re-enacting the Negan bludgeoning scene from The Walking Dead on Reedus with the caption: “Go to your private room, my friend”.

Death Stranding Director’s Cut was awarded a uncommon five-out-of-five stars from NME, we stated: “Death Stranding feels at home on the PS5 with its enhanced immersion, loading times, framerate bump and graphical fidelity, elevating an already great game into something extraordinary.”

In different information, The Legend Of Zelda franchise creator Shigeru Miyamoto reportedly wasn’t a fan of the cel-shaded artwork model of Wind Waker at first, and “literally cringed” when he first noticed it.

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